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Find out more about research activity within the Department of Humanities, comprising History, English Language and Linguistics, Literature and Creative Writing, Music, and American Studies.

Research in Humanities is divided across three distinct areas:  English (Literature, Language and Linguistics and Creative Writing), History and Music. Alongside these research areas we also have our American Studies research group, which draws on researchers from both English Literature and History.

As a Department, we pride ourselves on delivering research-informed teaching across all areas, and our research is supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), The British Academy, Leverhulme, the Wellcome Trust, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and other funders.

To find out more about our research in English, History, Music and American Studies, please visit these pages.

If you would like to get in touch with us, please contact our Heads of Research and Knowledge Exchange, Dr Daniel Laqua (History and Music) and Dr Ann-Marie Einhaus (English).

You can also explore our Research Groups below.

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